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Vanuatu Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 0.23 0.293 0.35
Global Rank 184th 182nd 182nd
Global Population Share 0.003% 0.003% 0.004%
Global Population Density 19.07 23.85 28.65
Global Population Density Rank 174th 176th 178th
Average Life Expectancy 70.72 72.91 74.75
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 117th 116th 115th
Fertility Rate 3.49 3.13 2.84
Fertility Rate Global Rank 59th 57th 55th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Vanuatu Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 6 2.53%
Congenital birth defects 6 2.53%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 8 3.38%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 95 40.08%
Drowning 2 0.84%
Measles 1 0.42%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Road accidents 4 1.69%
Cancers 0 0%
Digestive diseases 1 0.42%

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Highlights of Vanuatu BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Vanuatu gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 65.91%65.91%
    • Fat : 38.64%38.64%
    • Plant protein : 6.61%6.61%
    • Animal protein : 4.78%4.78%
  • 15.94% increase in caloric supply : Currently Vanuatu gets 2836/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2446/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Starchy Roots are three major diet compositions in Vanuatu
  • Rice, Wheat and Barley are three major Cereal preferences in Vanuatu
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Vanuatu average intake is 142.14 grams
  • Bananas, Oranges & Mandarines and Apples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Vanuatu
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Vanuatu average Fruit intake is 219.67grams
  • In Vanuatu, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 54.10% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Vanuatu is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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